Berkeley Research in Numbers
Berkeley ranks first among U.S. universities in the number of highly ranked graduate programs. In a report published in September 2010, the National Research Council (NRC) placed 48 out of 52 ranked UC Berkeley doctoral programs within the top 10 nationally. This compared to 46 of 52 programs for Harvard University, which came in second, and 40 of 59 programs for UCLA, in third place.
Among its current faculty are:
- 8 Nobel laureates
- 141 members of the National Academy of Sciences
- 94 members of the National Academy of Engineering
- 10 recipients of the National Medal of Science
- 230 Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Funding by Sponsor
Each year, the Berkeley campus receives well over one-half billion dollars in research support from external sources.